Black out negative space flower tattoo on the left arm

Negative Space Tattoo: Discover 50 Most Amazing Black and White Tattoos

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Negative space tattoo is a popular technique which uses black ink by contrasting it with the empty space on the skin. This style is getting more and more popular between those who seek originality and want to escape the mainstream styles. If you’re looking for some unique ideas, check out our impressive gallery of negative space tattoos. This style is indeed worth your attention.

Butterfly negative space tattoo on the arm
Butterfly negative space tattoo on the arm
Negative space tattoos on both sleeve by tattooist nissaco
Negative space tattoos on both sleeves by tattooist Nissaco
Negative space sun tattoo
Negative space sun tattoo
Full sleeve negative space floral tattoo
Another full-sleeve negative space floral tattoo
Dot work negative space flower tattoo on the arm
Dot work negative space flower tattoo on the arm

What is a negative space tattoo?

This technique isn’t new at all as someone might think. It just got famous because of the social networks over the last few years. But the tattooists were using it for a long time. It consists of tattooing areas of the skin in black color and leaving the space on the skin empty to create the whole image. And it looks fantastic.

Negative space dotwork mandala tattoo
Negative space dot-work mandala tattoo
Nordic symbol and forest negative space tattoo on the arm
Another dot-work nordic symbol and forest negative space tattoo on the arm
Negative space snowflake tattoo on the neck
Negative space snowflake tattoo on the neck
Anchor in the sea negative space tattoo
Anchor in the sea negative space tattoo
Negative space cross tattoo in a floral background
Negative space cross tattoo in a floral background

However, the negative space tattoo requires much more ink and time than a regular design. To achieve the solid and intense black color, the artist needs to use the needle several times in the same area. This technique requires a lot of time and patience from both the client and the tattooist. Also, if it is going to be your first ink, we don’t recommend getting a negative space tattoo, unless you have a high tolerance for pain. But if you have had tattoos before, this style is a perfect choice to express yourself in a new way.

Alien abduction scenery negative space tattoo on the right arm
Alien abduction scenery negative space tattoo on the right arm
Negative space om symbol tattoo on the left hand
Negative space om symbol tattoo on the left hand
Full sleeve ornamental black negative space tattoo
Another full sleeve ornamental black negative space tattoo
Black negative space sacred geometry tattoo on the hand
Black negative space sacred geometry tattoo on the hand
Negative space circle in a black triangle tattoo on the back
Negative space circle in a black triangle tattoo on the back
Negative space nature landscape tattoo on the arm
Negative space nature landscape tattoo on the arm
Dotwork negative space clouds tattoo
Dotwork negative space clouds tattoo
Double negative space key armbands tattoo
Double negative space key armbands tattoo
Full sleeve negative space rose tattoo
Full sleeve negative space rose tattoo

Ideas of negative space tattoos

This style is suitable both for ladies and gents. Also, because it uses mostly black ink, negative space tattoos are surprisingly affordable. So, if you are looking for a cheaper option – this one is for you. We leave you with the best examples of this beautiful style.

Black rhombus with negative space roses tattoo on the back
A black rhombus with negative space roses tattoo on the back
Snowflake negative space tattoo on the hand
Another snowflake negative space tattoo on the hand
Sacred geometry negative space circular tattoo
Sacred geometry negative space circular tattoo
Numbers and letters negative space tattoo on the left arm
Numbers and letters negative space tattoo on the left arm
Black rhombus with negative space endless knot tattoo
A black rhombus with a negative space endless knot tattoo
Black negative space shark tattoo on the arm by isaiah negrete
Black negative space shark tattoo on the arm by Isaiah Negrete
Sacred geometry and negative space armband tattoos
Sacred geometry and negative space armband tattoos
Blackout arm and negative space fern leaf tattoo
Blackout arm and negative space fern leaf tattoo
Black negative space mandala tattoo on the left forearm
Black negative space mandala tattoo on the left forearm
Sacred geometry negative space armband tattoo
Sacred-geometry negative space armband tattoo
Black negative space armband tattoo
Black negative space armband tattoo
Celtic style negative space chest and arms tattoo
Celtic style negative space chest and arms tattoo
Circuit board negative space full sleeve tattoo
Circuit board negative space full sleeve tattoo
Black negative space cosmic tattoo
Black negative space cosmic tattoo
Rectangle roses negative space tattoo on the arm
Rectangle roses negative space tattoo on the arm
Black out negative space flower tattoo on the left arm
Blackout negative space flower tattoo on the left arm
Circular negative space geometric mountains and stars tattoo
Circular white space geometric mountains and stars tattoo
Black dotwork negative space forest tattoo
Black dot-work negative space forest tattoo
Crescent moon negative space tattoo on the hand
Crescent moon negative space tattoo on the hand
Tiny negative space star tattoo
Tiny negative space star tattoo
Negative space tree of life tattoo on the right arm
White space tree of life tattoo on the right arm
Flowers with five negative space stripes tattoo on the arm
Flowers with five negative space stripes tattoo on the arm
Minimalist style negative space wave tattoo
Minimalist style negative space wave tattoo
Blackout full sleeve negative space tattoo
Blackout full sleeve negative space tattoo
Negative space flower tattoo on the left arm
Negative space flower tattoo on the left arm
Dotwork forearm negative white space tattoo
Dotwork forearm negative white space tattoo
Typography negative space symbol & tattoo
Typography negative space symbol & tattoo
Dotwork negative space trinity know tattoo on the chest
Dotwork negative space trinity know tattoo on the chest
Cross and flowers negative space tattoo on the left arm
Cross and flowers negative space tattoo on the left arm
Fully inked arm negative space rose tattoo
Fully inked arm negative space rose tattoo
Black tattoo of a negative space bear in the woods
Black tattoo of a negative space bear in the woods
Negative Space Tattoo: Discover 50 Most Amazing Black and White Tattoos
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